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The Laurel Oak Inn

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monta and Peg were wonderful hosts! It randomly happened that I was the only guest for the evening and they made me feel welcome and right at home. The Lavender Room was exactly as pictured on their site and the bed and pillows were incredibly comfy. Monta had many recommendations on places to check out around town and even recommended...

Thank Katie W
Miami Beach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Laurel Oak Inn in the Lavendar room and it was peace on Earth. My husband and I were in Gainesville for our nephew's graduation at UF. We were of a party of six for the affair. Monta and Peggy were such dear and welcoming hosts to their beautiful B&B. My husband and I slept so well...

Thank Murrell
Monticello, Florida
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Laurel Oak Inn could be a case study on the perfect B&B. Peggy and Monta have lovingly restored and expanded upon the inn to create an atmosphere of beauty, comfort, quiet and exceptional food. After arrival and wine on the porch we asked our hosts for recommendations for dinner saying that we preferred to walk. After determining each person's...

Thank HappyTraveler32344
Southport, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Spent two nights in this beautiful home. Great location, great hosts, yummy breakfasts! We walked to dinner both evenings. A nice stroll though a very safe neighborhood!! Had a chance to tour the city and U of Florida campus. Would return to the Laurel Oak Inn in a heartbeat.

Thank James P
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I am not a B&B person but this is a perfect place to stay in Gainesville. Close enough to downtown to be convenient but far enough away to be peaceful. Monta and Peggy are perfect hosts, helpful and friendly but not intrusive. I cannot recommend this Inn highly enough. Oh and they serve great coffee...

Thank JasRoss
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I stayed at the Laurel Oak Inn because the conference hotel downtown was full, and it turned out to be a great choice. Monte and Peggy were helpful, easy-going and good cooks; my room was spacious and clean; and it was an easy walk to downtown -- 10 minutes and one stoplight. I'd definitely stay there again.

Thank wrightwm
Montauk, New York
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A beautiful, cozy inn where you instantly feel right at home. Monta and Peggy made me feel like family as soon as I arrived. I also got to snuggle the three lovely cats who live the life of luxury on the front porch. The room was very comfy, and the breakfast was delicious. My hosts also took great care to...

Thank Cookie G
Naples, Florida
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Monta Burt and his wife are consummate hosts. The Inn has been carefully and well restored. We much appreciated every well executed detail, from the welcoming veranda, through to the comfortable room and delicious breakfast. Thank you.

Thank Evelyn239
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful site in the heart of Gainesville. Beautiful renovation of an old building. Host and hostess very pleasant and make an amazing breakfast. The patio and fire pit were perfect for the weather.

Thank Jb B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

From the time we arrived at the Laurel Oak Inn the owners were polite and friendly and accommodating. The entire inn is immaculate. Their daily homemade breakfast was different each day and delicious. There was lots of good hot coffee available and a multitude of juices. I sat on the porch each morning and drank my coffee in a comfy...

Thank Lauren V

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superior lodging in an uncluttered, meticulously maintained eco-friendly environment.Uncompromised service blended with warmth and attention to detail. Located blocks from the core of Gainesville's vibrant downtown and nestled in a quiet, residential (and historic!) neighborhood one mile from the eastern edge of the University of Florida campus.Rates range from $125 to $199 per evening. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Laurel Oak Inn

Address: 221 SE 7th St, Gainesville, FL 32601-6806
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $173 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are desirable”
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“If your looking for a first class B@b you will not find a better one anywhere”
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